Live In Concert EP - Roskilde Festival 2007
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Track List:
1 - Take Me Into Your Skin (Live At Roskilde 2007)
Produced 2008 | Produced by Trentemøller
2 - Snowflake (Live At Roskilde 2007)
Produced 2008 | Produced by Trentemøller
3 - Into The Trees (Live At Roskilde 2007)
Produced 2008 | Produced by Trentemøller
4 - Miss You (Live At Roskilde 2007)
Produced 2008 | Produced by Trentemøller
5 - Moan (Mikael Simpson Version)
Produced 2008 | Produced by Trentemøller - Remixed by Mikael Simpson
6 - Vamp (Kasper Bjørke Remix)
Produced 2008 | Produced by Trentemøller - Remixed by Kasper Bjørke
7 - Miss You (Gluteus Maximus Remix - Extended Version)
Produced 2008 | Produced by Trentemøller - Remixed by Gluteus Maximus

Live In Concert EP - Roskilde Festival 2007 by Trentemøller

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Release date
27/10/2008

These exclusive recordings of tracks from 'The Last Resort', complete with an ecstatic 25,000-strong crowd in the background literally floating on air, were taken from a magical live show at the Roskilde Festival, Denmark, 2007, and need to be heard to be believed! Carrying on with the exclusive content, there are also three bonus remixes included in this package, by friends and countrymen of Denmark!

The opening synths of the emphatic 'Take Me Into Your Skin' prime the crowd for what is about to take place, as this timeless, soaring track develops over 10 minutes, full of beautiful crescendos and moments of beautiful tension. This 'Blue Monday' sampling live-version of the track, along with the others included here, is made all the more special by the presence of Trentemøller's live band members. Joining the man himself are Henrik Vibskov on live percussion, and Mikael Simpson on guitar and bass, whose expert musicianship throughout the concert tour brought quite a real edge to the project.. Following directly on from this track are the subtle complexities of 'Snowflake', a live ambient-electronica-drum and bass jam which really sets the crowd on fire and showcases the scope of sound that lies within the Trentemøller live experience.

On a more house orientated tip, 'Into the Trees' is brought alive by Vibskov's live percussion and Trentemøller's trademark squelching acidic synths, full of just the right amount of tension and rewarding energetic climaxes. Again, to maintain the very special open-air atmosphere (the crowd's appreciation is truly overwhelming, the 'sound went straight into both the sub-conscious and the flesh') the recording is concluded with a stunning version of 'Miss You', the classic final track from 'The Last Resort'. This follows the recent remix package of 'Miss You' (Audiomatique 28) which opens up the possibilities even further with remixes by Pascal FEOS, Pole, Denmark's Lulu and Rouge, and Trentemøller too! Essential...

Mikael Simpson's version of 'Moan', the classic vocal hit from 'The Last Resort', is a tender and airy jazzblues ditty that really shows off his unique and highly respected talent. Simpson, who works closely with Trentemøller but also as a singer, songwriter and producer in his own right, has won numerous awards in Denmark, including the IFPI's Danish Music Award for 'Danish Songwriter of the Year 2007.' ...And what a beautiful version it is too, we're sure you'll agree.

Fellow Dane Kasper Bjørke's energetic freakydiscohouse remix of 'Vamp' is sure to work the levels here as the Danish producer / remixer-extraordinaire fills the room with bending, tripping synths and cowbell rich percussion. Kaspar's super work either under his own name, which already includes two longlayers for major labels , or as the highly respected Filur, with production partner Tomas Barfod, is really in a class of its own. This remix then is a cheeky, sweaty workout that takes the memorable theme of the original off away on a discotrain non-stop towards unknown lands....

Our final bonus comes in the heavy-weight shape of Gluteous Maximus' version of 'Miss You'. The duo that is President Bongo & Jack Schidt, Bongo being one half of the hugely successful Gus Gus outfit, have borne a beautiful minimal monster between them, that works deadly live percussion and off-key synth clangs into a moving and emotional breakdown using the original's unforgettable tones. It's a stylish, end of the night heartbreaker that we're proud to have as the final track on this release.
 

Press Feedback:
Pitchfork Media, USA
 It was a truly revelatory set - I wanted to rush home and put The Last Resort on repeat! 
Gaffa, Denmark
 Introverted extroversion: Trentemøller lit up the Arena-tent in his own unique style, on his own terms! 
Soundvenue, Denmark
 Trentemøller's Live sound went straight into both the sub-conscious and the flesh, and made the non-stop dancing crowd lose their heads. 
Jyllands Posten, Denmark
 It's common knowledge that Roskilde rocks... But Anders Trentemøller proved that Roskilde Festival does so much more than just rock. 
Berlingske Tidende, Denmark
 What a sight! 25,000 crazy festival go-ers floating 20 centimeters above the ground in pure ecstasy!